Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have ferroxidase activity. Predicted to be involved in iron ion homeostasis; iron ion transport; and oxidation-reduction process. Predicted to localize to the plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including extraembryonic component; genitourinary system; hippocampal formation; integumental system; and retina. Orthologous to human HEPHL1 (hephaestin like 1).